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Feb 24, 2018

Avid reader, longtime listener

Interview starts at 12:45 and ends at 43:20

“My ideal Kindle would have real buttons and would have audio support, so that you could do immersion reading along with just straight reading.”

News

“Amazon plans to open as many as six more cashierless Amazon Go stores this year” by Jason Del Rey at Recode - February 22, 2018

“Prime Members Now Earn 5% Back When Shopping At Whole Foods Market Using the Amazon Prime Rewards Visa Card” - press release February 20, 2018

Amazon Rewards Visa Signature Card

“This board game is powered by Amazon Alexa” by Monica Chin at Mashable - February 19, 2018

Sensible Object

“ENCORE: When data rules the world” interview with Yuval Noah Harari on the Financial Times Tech Tonic podcast - replayed on February 21, 2018

Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind and Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow by Yuval Noah Harari

Tech Tip

Click here for the latest software updates for Kindle and other Amazon devices

Content (Books mentioned by John Aga in the interview)

The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster, illustrated by Jules Feiffer

Freddy the Pig series (Wikipedia)

Freddy the Detective by Walter R. Brooks

Books by Robert Heinlein including his Juveniles Series

Starship Troopers and Tunnel in the Sky by Robert Heinlein

The Hardy Boys Starter Set (5 Volumes) by Franklin W. Dixon

Gabriel Allon Series by Daniel Silva

The Liberation Trilogy Box Set by Rick Atkinson

The Train to Crystal City: FDR’s Secret Prisoner Exchange Program and America’s Only Family Internment Camp During World War II by Jan Jarboe Russell (Audible version)

We’ll Always Have Casablanca: The Legend and Afterlife of Hollywood’s Most Beloved Film by Noah Isenberg (Audible version)

OverDrive

cloudLibrary by bibliotheca

RBdigital

RBdigital  and OverDrive at Amazon app store

Our Guest for Next Week’s 500th Episode:

Kevin Keith, Amazon’s General Manager Fire Tablets; Amazon Echo & Alexa Product Marketing

Music for my podcast is from an original Thelonius Monk composition named "Well, You Needn't." This version is "Ra-Monk" by Eval Manigat on the "Variations in Time: A Jazz Perspective" CD by Public Transit Recording" CD.

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